2020 International Green Gown Awards Open

As the Climate Crisis is increasingly recognised as the most pressing issue our world faces, the International Green Gown Awards put a spotlight on the innovative and inspiring sustainability work taking place in universities and colleges to create a brighter future for their students around the world.

The International Green Gown Awards, supported by UN Environment, recognise exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges around the globe and are now open for the 2020 Awards cycle.

The Awards are the most prestigious recognition of sustainability best practice within the global education sector and cover all aspects of educational institutions – from their teaching and research, leadership, buildings and food, to how students can benefit the quality of life in the communities around them.

Applications will close on 31 March 2020. Find the application form and criteria here

  • Is your institution the most sustainable institution of the year?
  • Is your institution benefitting society?
  • Is your institution empowering students?

Endorsed by UN Environment, we are looking for inspirational sustainability leaders. Recognising exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by the world's universities and colleges, the International Green Gown Awards set the bar and put every learning institution at the heart of delivering the UN Global Goals.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)L’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)International Association of Universities (IAU) and the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative

The International Green Gown Awards are administered by EAUC.

Delivered by EAUC